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2013-07-24 23:24:50

WPI Communications Launches eNewsletter for Veterinary Practices and Hospitals Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 WPI Communications, Inc., a newsletter marketing firm that helps dentists, physicians, veterinarians and other professionals to maximize revenue through increased patient contact and referrals, has just released a new marketing product for veterinarians. The monthly eNewsletter, titled PetHealth eNewsletter, is a full-service, turn-key marketing system that helps veterinary...

2013-07-18 23:25:38

Free Report from WPI Communications, Inc., Helps Veterinary Practices and Hospitals Keep in Touch with Pet Owners on a Regular Basis Springfield, NJ (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 WPI Communications, Inc., a newsletter marketing firm that helps veterinarians and other professionals build their practices and augment revenue through increased communication, has released a special report titled, "The Complete Guide to Newsletter Marketing for Veterinary Practices and Hospitals." The 14-page...

2013-06-11 23:04:24

Will study food security, sustainability, and social justice in the Netherlands; Business Professor Steven Taylor will spend a month in New Zealand as a Fulbright Specialist Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Michael Elmes, a professor in WPI's School of Business, has been awarded a grant through the Fulbright Scholars Program to lecture and conduct pioneering research on food security, sustainability, and social justice in the Netherlands during the 2013-14 academic year. This is the...

Sample Return Robot Awarded NASA's Centennial Challenge Prize
2013-06-11 09:29:12

NASA After two days of extensive competition, Team Survey of Los Angeles was awarded $5,000 in prize money after successfully completing Level 1 of the Sample Return Robot Challenge, a part of NASA's Centennial Challenges prize program. The event, hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) June 5-7 in Worcester, Mass., drew robotics teams from the United States, Canada and Estonia to compete for a total of $1.5 million in NASA prize money. Eleven teams arrived to compete at WPI; 10...

2013-06-06 23:30:28

Second Annual Event to Feature Dozens of Hands-On Space and Technological Exhibits Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is once again bringing the future to life this weekend, and New England´s families can join in the fun. TouchTomorrow, now in its second year, is a free event held on the WPI campus composed of hands-on exhibits and activities focused on our scientific and technological future. The activities and exhibits are designed to be enjoyed...

2013-06-03 23:03:28

Eleven teams to vie for $1.5 million prize; WPI to serve as host site for second year. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 From June 5-7 on the campus of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), 11 teams of citizen inventors from across the country will once again compete for a purse of $1.5 million. The challenge: Design and develop the next generation of robots to explore the landscapes of other worlds. Last year, WPI was the first university selected as host and manager — officially...

2013-05-29 16:20:58

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eleven teams from across the country and around the globe are preparing to compete for $1.5 million during NASA's 2013 Sample Return Robot Challenge, June 5-7 at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Mass. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Teams will demonstrate a robot that can locate and collect geologic samples from a wide and varied terrain, operating without human control. The objective of...

2013-05-21 23:03:20

Program geared to engineers, computer scientists currently working in the robotics field; first course to start in the fall of 2013 Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) today announced that it has launched an online, part-time master´s program in Robotics Engineering, making it among the first colleges in the country to offer such a program. The program will be primarily focused toward professionals such as engineers and computer scientists who...

2013-05-06 12:23:57

Matthew Baird WPI is happy to announce his upcoming graduation from the Charlton School of Business at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in May of 2013. DARTMOUTH, Mass., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Matthew Baird WPI is currently attending the University of Massachusetts campus in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. There he is studying for his Bachelor of Science in business and marketing. As this is his final year at UMass Dartmouth, Matthew Baird WPI will be graduated at the...

2013-04-29 08:27:22

WORCESTER, Mass., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Averica Discovery Services, a contract research organization (CRO) with specialized expertise in small molecule analysis and purification, today announced that it has established a research collaboration with the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). The open-ended agreement allows the two organizations to share their expertise on a variety of projects. "WPI's emphasis on real world applications...